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The following birds are available for sale at this time. They are priced so the average person can afford them. So don't pass up some good birds just because they're not priced at several hundred dollars each. If you're at the other end of the financial spectrum, you need to realize that these are pedigreed animals and not street pigeons. The day of the five-or-ten-dollar pigeon is long gone. They are priced so I can receive some reasonable return on the investment I have made in feed, time caring for them, etc.

What is a pigeon really worth? The value of a pigeon depends on three factors, and you can read about them here.

You will find some rare-colored birds among those listed. It is important to remember that we are a FLYING loft, not a COLOR loft. Our rare colors are required to fly right with the other birds. We sell youngsters that we raise out of our flyers, but we will seldom sell the rare-colored flyers themselves because we will be using them later as breeders.

I am selling pigeons, not paper, but almost all of those listed below have extensive pedigrees. I will provide whatever pedigree information I have on each bird listed. Feel free to email me and request an electronic copy of the pedigree of any bird listed here.

PLEASE NOTE: The USPS has recently hit us with a significant increase in postal rates, in some cases almost double what they had been. Therefore, if birds are to be shipped to you (shipping to destinations in the USA only), the shipping charge will be as follows: $70 for one or two birds, $120 for 3 birds, and $150 for 4 birds to cover the cost of postage and a special USPS-approved shipping box. (4 or more birds means multiple boxes. Multiple boxes are often cheaper than using one of the larger boxes that are available. This is because the post office charges are based on size as well as weight. They charge significantly more for any box that is more than 1 cubic foot, regardless of weight.)

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Racing Homers

 

Lot #
Bird Information
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1.

2021 faded brown cock, no. 1060, hatched in March.. This one could have been flown but I held him back as a possible breeder. I don't need him now because he has a younger brother that is actually homozygous for brown that I will breed from instead. Sire is a blue bar carrying brown and cherry (red phase recessive opal). and dam is a faded khaki. Dam is a full sister to a race winner and another diploma winner. Dam's mother placed 1st out of 244 birds vs 12 lofts at 236 miles, plus 3 other top ten and 3 top twenty finishes at distances from 236 up to 387 miles. Price reduced: $75

2. June hatch 2021 blue bar cock no. 1212. Nice medium-sized cock that handles very well. Sleek, tight-feathered with very tight vent bones. Sire is a Houben/Gaby blend, a combination that was very successful for the late Ron Leckey here in Ohio. But what makes this bird special is that he carries the recessive sex-linked gene for reduced! (See picture of reduced hen in lot 6 above.) As a matter of fact, he is the perfect mate for her. Mated to a reduced hen, half the young will be reduced in both sexes. If mated to a non-reduced hen, half the daughters will be reduced and all the sons non-reduced but they will also carry the gene for reduced. I had him marked as a "keeper" in my notes, but after mating everything up for this year I found that I don't need him. He's a great bargain at this price. Get him and the hen in lot 6 and you'll have a pair of birds you will indeed be proud of. Price: $50
3. 2019 "chrome" cock. "Chrome" is not a color, but a complex consisting of the following genes: dilute, ash-red, barless, dirty, and other unknown lightening factors that give the pigeon an "icy" iridescent appearance. My rare colors are bred to fly with the rest of my birds, and indeed they do. The foundation cock of this family is an iridescent ash red barless cock I call "The Iceman", who was a 300-mile winner as a yearling, and his genes run through most of my barless birds. 9064 was not flown because I held him back for breeding purposes. He has The Iceman on both sides as well as 4089, a 200-mile winner. He has a lot of Janssen on his dam's side, including Blue Miracle and Houdini, Jr. Price: $150.
4. August hatch blue bar cock no. 467. Large, powerful, and extremely good-looking, this pigeon is out of a pair of my flyers. I missed banding him on time so I had to use an oversized band for record-keeping purposes. Sire is Wegge x Janssen cross and dam is Engels x "The Y2K" cock, who is down from "Sure Bet" and "Golden Mattens" on sire's side; and "Rocket", "Sure Bet", and "Gold Mine" on dam's side. Sire has flown 12 races out to 200 miles and has 2 diplomas of 1st and 5th, both from 180 miles. Dam has flown 5 races out to 150 miles. She is a daughter of an AU Elite Champion on one side and a granddaughter of an AU Registered Champion on the other side. Price: $75
5. 2021 hatch blue check cock no. 1459, carries the gene for reduced. This pigeon is a full brother of the reduced hen 1247 listed right below. See her description for information about his background. Price: $50
6.  July hatch 2021 reduced blue bar hen no. 1247. Summer hatch; otherwise she would have been on the flying team along with her siblings. Her sire was trained out to 60 miles as a young bird but was pulled for breeding as a yearling. Her full brother flew twice at 100 miles, placing 2nd and 3rd. He then finished as 2nd champion young bird in the club while sitting out the last two races. Dam is a daughter of AU 10 WHC 1000, an AU Registered Champion and on her sire's side is a granddaughter of AU 11 WHC 365, an AU Elite Champion, both flown by John Beeson of Perfection Loft in Kansas. My reduced are bred to fly, and we won the final 2021 YB race with one of them. Price: $150
7. May hatch blue bar cock no. 1157. He definitely carries brown and dilute; additionally there would be a 2/3 probability that he would also carry barless since both parents carry it. Dam was originally on the 2020 YB team but was trained out to 50 miles and then stocked for her color (khaki bar). His sire flew 7 races out to 170 miles prior to being injured and retired from the race team. His dam traces back to "The Iceman", an ash red barless 300-mile winner on both sides, and her dam is approximately 3/4 Blue Miracle Janssen. Full pedigree. Price reduced: $50
8.  April hatch 2021 blue bar tic hen no. 1184. She was set aside for breeding but it appears she will not be needed so I have decided to offer her here. She is bred from a pair of birds purchased from Neil George of Bayside Loft via iPigeon. Sire is inbred "Wolverine", the father of "Mike Has a Very Good One" and a half-brother to "Sun City", winners in the SAMDPR. Dam is inbred "Zulu" on her mother's side, with her mother being a daughter of "Zulu" on one side and a g-daughter of "Zulu" on the other side. Also in the pedigree is "Said in Spun Silver", "Untamed Desert", and "Aftican Heat", who also appears on the 1184's side as well. Price reduced: $50.
9. Large May hatch blue bar hen no. 1092. Parents are a pair of yearlings that were held back specifically for breeding purposes. On sire's side we have "The Y2K Cock" a magnificent cock and one of my top breeders of a few years ago, who is down from several of the great Ganus names, and a brown hen from the loft of Doug Harms. Dam's side goes back to some of my earlier reduced foundation birds as well as a hen that is a g-great granddaughter of Doug's "The Cowboy" as well as my family of flying almonds. Full pedigree. Price reduced: $50.
10. 2021 "pencilled" blue bar cock no.1090. He is the nestmate of the blue bar hen no. 1092 above. The significant difference, however, is the fact that being a cock he carries the recessive gene for reduced. So half of all this daughters will be reduced and half his sons will carry that gene. Parents are a pair of yearlings that were held back specifically for breeding purposes. On sire's side we have "The Y2K Cock" a magnificent cock and one of my top breeders of a few years ago, who is down from several of the great Ganus names, and a brown hen from the loft of Doug Harms. Dam's side goes back to some of my earlier reduced foundation birds as well as a hen that is a g-great granddaughter of Doug's "The Cowboy" as well as my family of flying almonds. Full pedigree. Price: $50
11. June 1, 2022 hatch almond no. 2410. Some would call this "Sandy" because it is a very light almond. I am guessing this is a hen but cannot guarantee that.This pigeon will look much better once she goes through her first moult; you see her here in her juvenile plumage. Sire was held back for breeding because of his excellent ground color. His sire's grandsire was on my flying team, as was his mother, prior to both being moved to my breeding loft. Dam traces back to "Heisenberg", one of my best flyers ever, on her mother's side, and her father is out of a pair of Ken Christopher Vanloons. Full pedigree. Price will increase once she goes through the moult and I can guarantee sex. Price now is just $25.
12. July 1, 2022 hatch dark check no. 2457. This is a large pigeon and I am almost certain this is a cock but because it is so young I cannot guarantee the sex. His dam is a beautiful "black laced" spread reduced and his sire is a large and beautiful dark "velvet" check. Both parents are part of my foundation reduced breeders and he is inbred on my "7212" hen who is down from an outstanding opal breeding hen from Doug Harms, the latter being the dam of at least 2 race winners and several other diploma winners. Full pedigree. As with the bird listed directly above, this young male(?) will be extremely handsome once he gets through his first moult. Price will more than double once he goes through the moult and I can guarantee sex. Price now is just $25.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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